The rich blue/green patina was achieved by burying the object for many hours under a mix of chemicals and sawdust, causing the surface to oxidise.

The inside of the pomander is papered with opulent gold leaf.

Provenance

The artist.


Shipley Art Gallery

Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 4JB
0191 477 1495
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